New Members: Dr. Chanadra Young-Whiting, Dr. Leslie Nixon, Lynnette Drayton and Natalie Beasley.
Members: North Broward County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and Earlene Striggles Horne, The Links president.
Submitted by JoeAnn Fletcher, PR Chair
North Broward County (FL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated congratulated its newest members who joined their chain of friendship and service on May 9, 2015. They are Natalie Beasley, Director, United Way of Broward County; Lynnette Drayton, assistant principal, Broward County Schools; Dr. Leslie Nixon, Director of Community Affairs, Miami Dolphins; and Dr. Chanadra Young-Whiting, professor, FIU. Our ninth national president, Mrs. Regina Jollivette Frazier, joined the chapter members and led the ceremony with chapter president, Mrs. Earlene Striggles Horne for the induction of the new members.
This is an award winning chapter; winning in the area of The Arts on National and Area levels for the last several years and winning second place this year for National Trends and Services on an Area level for our partnership with the Women of Color Empowerment Conference. The chapter members did an array of services this year to include Red Dress Tea for seniors during American Heart Association Month, care packages to Haiti, tutoring at Deerfield Park Elementary, College Fair at Deerfield Beach High School and awarding of scholarships to high school students. stated that “our chapter has established itself as the premier leader in helping to improve the lives of underserved families; providing more than 2,000 hours of community volunteer service through the arts, literacy, health & wellness, scholarships and other community services.”
The North Broward County (FL) Chapter will celebrate 20 years of service in the Broward community and abroad with celebrity guest Vivica Fox, actress and television producer, on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 at the Diplomat Golf and Tennis Club, Hallandale Beach, Fla. at 11:30 a.m.; tickets $75.
Fox is best known for her roles in the films “Independence Day”, “Set It Off”, “Soul Food”, and “Why Do Fools Fall in Love”; also as a contestant on the third season of Dancing with the Stars and a recent contestant on Celebrity Apprentice. For additional information contact Info@northbrowardlinks.org or JoeAnn Fletcher (954) 263-1984. Mail payment for tickets to P.O. Box 9023, Coral Springs, FL 33075. All proceeds to benefit The Links Foundation.